Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of sedge.

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Examples

  • One type of carbon is produced from tree leaves, nuts and fruit, another from grasses and grasslike plants called sedges.

    Study: Ancient 'Nutcracker Man' really ate grass

  • Caddis-worms are the larvæ of an order of four-winged flies commonly known as sedges, caddis-flies, or water-moths.

    Amateur Fish Culture

  • The leafiest, most productive vegetation in the area appears bright green; located in the soggy depressions of drained lake beds, these plant communities would likely contain more thirsty, grass-like plants called sedges than other areas would.

    NASA Earth Observatory

  • The sedges are the small green-topped islands that dot the bay.

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  • They can be grasses, plants that look like grasses - such as sedges or rushes - or broad leafed.

    The Herald-Mail Online

  • Throughout our current guide outfitting territory, people armed only with cameras can now find grizzlies feeding on spring sedges or wolf pups playing in tidal mud flats.

    Chris Genovali: The Cruelest Month for British Columbia's Coastal Carnivores

  • The habitat at the top of the cliff was very different than at the base—grassland steppe, though overgrazed, showed a diversity of sedges and grasses.

    Bird Cloud

  • The flora was sagebrush and sedges and some grass.

    Bird Cloud

  • Everywhere was a mosaic of thyme-scented freshness with every contour climbed: sedges or "sieves" as the farmers call them, reeds in clusters by the track, tiny yellow flowers, carpets of a minuscule white blossom, meadow buttercups, mat grasses and emerald turf.

    Country diary: Wasdale, Lake District

  • Then the harsh croaks of two herons rising from the sedges and looking so ungainly in flight.

    Country diary: Loch Ruthven

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